Maine police seek New York man in Biddeford double homicide

July 21st, 2014 by admin Leave a reply »

Two men shot to death at a Biddeford apartment building two weeks ago were armed with a pellet gun and a rubber mallet and were there to rob a drug dealer, Maine State Police said Friday.

The man who police believe shot them may have been justified in using deadly force, but he wasn’t supposed to have a gun in the first place, police said.

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Fuquan Prince Wilson

Fuquan Prince Wilson, 34, of Bronx, New York, who goes by the street name “P,” has a lengthy criminal record, including a felony drug conviction that bars him from possessing a gun, state police said. He is wanted on a warrant charging him with possession of a firearm by a felon. The charge carries a sentence of up to five years in prison upon conviction, but it could also lead to federal charges, which tend to have stiffer sentences.

Police issued an arrest warrant for Wilson last Saturday but kept it secret. The Attorney General’s Office, which prosecutes homicides in Maine, unsealed the arrest warrant and affidavit Friday because Wilson knows police are looking to arrest him, state police said. Investigators believe he fled Maine after the shooting and they are working with authorities in other states to apprehend him.

Wilson is considered armed and dangerous, Lt. Brian McDonough, head of the major crimes unit for the state police in southern Maine, said during a news conference Friday at the state police barracks in Gray.

Wilson shot and killed Russell Lavoie, 42, of

Article source: http://www.centralmaine.com/2014/07/18/maine-police-seek-new-york-man-in-biddeford-double-slaying/

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